1. How to Decorate a Pumpkin Without Carving It

    When you see the first pumpkin at the market, it’s a telltale sign that autumn has arrived. And while we all love their cheerful color and festive fall appearance, carving them can be a rather messy endeavor. For a less messy and more kid-friendly approach, try adorning your pumpkin with paper embellishments instead. Use our easy-to-follow guide for decorating pumpkins without ever having to touch a carving knife.

     

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  2. How to Display Holiday Cards

    You’ve signed sealed and delivered your own holiday cards and now it’s time to sit back and relax.  You know how much thought and work goes into getting those holiday cards out the door.  So when the cards from friends and family come flooding into your mailbox, show them off with a fun and festive display.  Here’s a few unique (and easy!) ideas for displaying your holiday cards this year.

     

     

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  3. DIY Moment: Illuminated Photo Box

    DIY Moments: Vol.18 No.7

    Whether you’re scrambling for a last minute gift or are looking for a creative way to brighten your dorm room, this illuminated photo box will do the trick!  A quick and easy craft to keep your favorite photo on display all day and night.

     

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  4. DIY Butterfly Embellishment

    This year marks our 35th anniversary of inspiring you to Do Something Creative Every Day! In honor of our milestone moment, we’ve recently redesigned PaperSource.com, making it easier for you explore our brand online.

    Since butterflies are the perfect metaphor for profound change in one’s life, moving from one chapter to the next, we’ve been featuring fine paper butterflies in an array of our DIYs lately.

    DIY Butterflies made of Fine Paper

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  5. DIY a Royal Wedding Watch Party Fit for Nobility

    With the Royal Wedding almost upon us, we’re dusting off our fascinators (or making paper ones at our new Mini Workshop) and starting the kettle to celebrate the newest Royal Couple from across the pond. Of course we have to celebrate Meghan Markel and Prince Harry’s wedding in true Paper Source fashion, though, with a Royal Wedding Watch party fit for nobility.

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  6. Add A Little Markle Sparkle To Handwritten Letters and Invites

    In honor of National Letter Writing Month, we’re putting the spotlight on the beauty of a handwritten letter. When you take the time to craft a handwritten letter, the recipient feels special and loved, something that royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle agrees with.

    As you might have read in a recent People magazine article, Markle was once part of the Paper Source family, working as a calligrapher at our Beverly Hills location from 2004-2005. Markle’s love for a nice handwritten letter, and her impeccable penmanship, made her a perfect fit for the job.

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  7. Gifting Ideas for the Best Teacher Ever

    Summer break is just around the corner. Before trading in the backpack for a beach tote, show an A+ teacher your appreciation with a thoughtful gift – Paper Source has got you covered with items for teachers of any grade, along with wrapping and DIY tips to add a meaningful touch to your gift.

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  8. Shine Bright at Your Own DIY Oscar Party

    Don’t let Hollywood have all the fun – If you’re planning on watching the Academy Awards ceremony this year, why not bring the stars into your home with an Oscar party of your own?  Make the night a five star affair for you and your guests with this collection of ideas and party essentials to help you throw a party worthy of winning its own Oscar statuette.

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  9. A Cute DIY Basket for Easter

    DIY paper woven Easter basket

    When Easter hops around, we love curating special baskets for everyone in the family, especially if it means a cute theme and lots of goodies to complement it! As we got a head start on this year’s baskets, we thought why don’t we add a personal touch and build a basket – literally. The result is a cute woven basket, perfect for housing Easter goodies or to serve as a carrier for the Easter egg hunt. Find the how-to below!
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  10. Elevate Your Egg Decorating

    We’re always looking for new ways to make the tradition of decorating Easter eggs new, exciting and not to mention, cute! This year is no different, so we’ve rounded up 6 ways to elevate your egg decorating this Easter with a crafty twist!

    Gilding Flakes

    Use gilding flakes to foil your eggs for a luxe effect.


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